Shorebirds in Flight

Early May Shorebirds at Fort De Soto

May 28, 2019 - It's the best time of the year to find Red Knots in breeding plumage, Black-bellied Plovers with actual black bellies, and enjoy the courtship activities of the birds planning to stick around for the summer.... Red Knots are another good bird that passes by Fort De Soto in early spring....…... Read more

Red Knot

Vacation Beginnings at Fort De Soto

April 29, 2015 -  The Red Knot is a bird that migrates through Florida each spring as the birds fly from the southern tip of South America to their breeding grounds in the Arctic....  I was pleased to see many Red Knots that morning, several of them molting into their reddish breeding color.... Read more